Pressurized case that detonated at Northeastern had note railing against Facebook, virtual reality, report says

A Northeastern University staff member is being treated for minor injuries after a package delivered to the Boston campus detonated while they were opening it, according to the school.

A spokesperson for Northeastern said the incident happened shortly after 7 p.m. at Holmes Hall, home to the university’s creative writing program.

No students were injured in the explosion, according to the university.

ABC News reported that the staff member, a 45-year-old man, who was injured in the incident had opened a hard-packed Pelican-type case, according to law enforcement sources.

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Micah Ward
Micah Ward
Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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